The progress of the Injectafer claim in the US


Pogusy Goodhead continues to fight for individuals who have been injured by the iron deficiency anemia drug, Injectafer. Injectafer was brought to the US market in 2013 and remains on the market today. Injectafer is generally used in adult patients who have an intolerance or unsatisfactory response to oral iron supplements.  A healthcare professional injects […]

EPA Takes Major Steps to Protect the Public from Toxic PFOS and PFOA in U.S. Drinking Water

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Author: Daniel J. Harrison, Esq. On October 18, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its PFAS Strategic Roadmap announcing plans to address the urgent public health and environmental crises stemming from the widespread use of per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) across the United States. PFAS are a group of dangerous man-made chemicals that have […]

A comment for the legal community on the BHP appeal decision

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Once labelled “the largest white elephant in the history of group actions”, the Court of Appeal in Municipio de Mariana & Ors v BHP Group plc and BHP Group Ltd [2022] EWCA Civ 95 (Judgment) affirmed the jurisdiction of the English courts to hear the claims of some 202,600 claimants in Brazil in respect of […]

Electric vehicles to the rescue?

Author: Bruna Oliveira, Associate. Emissions from internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEVs) – i.e. those powered by diesel and petrol – contribute significantly to climate change, with road transport contributing to over 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions[1]. Emissions generated by ICEVs have been shown to have severe consequences for our health, including increasing the risk […]

Shell Interdicted from South African Seashores in High Court Ruling

Author: Jade Weiner, Legal Director On 28 December 2021, the High Court of South Africa handed down a ruling (the ‘Case‘) interdicting Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) from carrying out three-dimensional seismic testing for oil and gas.[1] The company intended to begin prospecting along 6011-sq-km of the ecologically diverse and sensitive marine environment of South Africa’s Eastern coastline. The Case and […]

Case snapshot of the Lloyd v Google Supreme Court judgment

Author: Alex Tyerman, PGMBM Associate In the high-profile case of Lloyd v Google LLC [2021] UKSC 50, the Supreme Court handed down its final judgment in November 2021. Following a two-day hearing, the judgment overturned the Court of Appeal’s decision to allow Mr Lloyd to continue his representative action against Google. The case attracted a great […]

Dutch Class Action Regime: Closing in on Two Years of WAMCA

Author: Zachary Pogust, PGMBM Associate (USA) The Dutch regime for collective actions was overhauled when the Act on Redress of Mass Damages in Collective Action (“WAMCA” or the “Act”) entered into force. The Act, which took effect on 1 January 2020, applies to facts that took place after 15 November 2016. It was built upon well-established Dutch collective action mechanisms, in effect since […]